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Welcome to Our clinic!

Feel free to call us at {219}-996-8387


If you live in Hebron or the surrounding area and need a trusted veterinarian to care for your pets – look no further. Dr. W.T Newsom and Dr. Erin Mapes Sako. Our doctors are licensed veterinarians in the state of Indiana, which treat canine and feline patients at our facility. Your pets’ health and well being are very important to us, and we take every possible measure to give your animals the care they deserve.

Animal Medical Center is a full service animal hospital and welcomes both emergency treatment cases as well as pet patients in need of routine medical, surgical, and dental care. Dr. W. T. Newsom and Dr. Erin Mapes Sako have many years of experience treating serious conditions and offering pet wellness care. Beyond first rate pet care, we make our clinic a comfortable and calm environment, so your pet can relax in the waiting room and look forward to meeting our friendly staff.

We are happy to offer a number of resources that enable you to learn about how to take better care of your pets. Please feel free to browse our site, particularly the informational articles. The best veterinary care for animals is ongoing nutrition and problem prevention, so becoming knowledgeable about preventative pet care is essential to the ongoing success of your animal’s health. If you have any questions, call 219-996-8387 and we'll promptly get back to you. Our office is very easy to get to -- and you can find directions on our Contact Us page! We also welcome you to subscribe to our newsletter.

At Animal Medical Center we treat your pets like the valued family members they are.

Dr. W. T. Newsom and Dr. Erin Mapes Sako
Animal Medical Center of Hebron 219-996-8387

638 N Main St.
Hebron, IN 46341

Meet our Team

  • Dr.
    Williamson T. Newsom III
    DVM, Owner

    Dr. Newsom has been in private practice since 1967 and has owned 6 clinics over the past 50 years. He has a special interest in dermatology and small animal surgery, but enjoys all aspects of small animal medicine and surgery. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Zoology from Indiana University in 1963 and graduated from Purdue University's School of Veterinary Medicine in 1967.

  • Dr.
    Erin Mapes Sako
    DVM

    Dr. Erin Mapes Sako graduated from Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine in 2007. She also has a Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science from Purdue. Dr. Sako has a special interest in small animal surgery and in wellness and preventative care. She enjoys providing her clients with the information that they need to keep their beloved pets healthy so that they can live long and happy lives. Dr. Sako and her husband have a 5-year-old daughter, a black lab named 'Deeks', a chocolate lab named 'Whiskey,' a horse named 'Dee', and a pony named 'Woody'. When not at the clinic, Dr Sako enjoys spending time with her family, horseback riding, gardening, fishing, going to sports events and concerts, reading, playing piano, and listening to music.

  • Josie Veterinary Assistant

    Josie has been a veterinary assistant since 1996. She started at AMC when the clinic first opened in 2007. Josie is one of AMC's certified Laser Therapists. She loves the small breed dogs most, especially chihuahuas; her chihuahua 'Katie' is usually seen at the clinic along with Dr. Newsom's dog 'Chica'.

  • Emily Veterinary Assistant

    Emily graduated from Brown Mackie College with an Associates of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working as an assistant since 2011. Emily joined the AMC team in October 2012. When not working, she enjoys showing her horses 'Riley' and 'Ally'. She also enjoys playing fetch with her dogs 'Diablo' (Boxer/Lab) and 'Levi' (Golden Retriever).

  • Tori Veterinary Assistant

    Tori graduated from International Business College with and Assosciates of Science degree in Veterinary Technology. She has been working as an Assistatnt since February of 2015. When not working, she enjoys playing golf and enjoying the outdoors. She enjoys watching sports, and her favorite football teams are Purdue and The Bears. She has 2 Basset Hounds 'Eeyore' and 'Scooter'.

  • Brittney Registered Veterinary Technician
    RVT

    Brittney graduated from the Vet Tech Institute at International Business College in Fort Wayne. She completed a two month internship at AMC in Winter of 2017, and has been working here ever since. When not working, she enjoys spending time outside, playing the violin, and spending time with her two miniature schnauzers, 'Maxx' and 'Buster' , as well as her cat 'Finn'.

  • Doreen Receptionist

    Doreen has been a receptionist with AMC since 2013. She enjoys helping her grandchildren with 4H, gardening, and spending time with her dogs, 'Bella', 'Guy', and 'Slick'

  • Colleen Receptionist

    Colleen has been with AMC since Spring of 2017, she has experience as a receptionist as well as an assistant. She enjoys gardening and spending time with her children. She has 2 cats: 'Baby Kitty' and 'Luna',

Testimonials

Hear From Happy Pet Owners

  • "I drive my fur baby an hr one way to see Dr Erin.. He has been with her since he was 6 weeks oldat his previous vet clinic. He loves her! She is so calm and he is so relaxed with her... Please don't ever move again Dr Erin"
    Becca Blosser
  • "We absolutely love EVERYONE here. Dr. Newsom and the staff are always fantastic with our boys Braque, Brody and Benji. For the 1st time our dogs aren't scared to go to the vet, they actually run in nubbins and tail wagging and greeting everyone. We're grateful we've found this amazing Veterinarian and staff!"
    Kristen K. Poole-Segars
  • "Saved my baby's life with emergency surgery. Also saved the 11 babies in her belly! Helped us the one we couldn't save on their day off!!!
    They are the most awesome vet we ever dealt with! Amazing people, they care about your pet as much as you do!"
    Rich Warne

Featured Articles

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  • Hypothyroidism

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  • Feline Distemper

    Feline distemper or feline panleukopenia is a highly contagious viral disease of kittens and adult cats caused by the feline parvovirus. It is also called panleukopenia as it affects the bone marrow and causes low white blood cell counts. It is relatively common in unvaccinated cats and is often fatal, ...

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  • Bloat and Gastric Torsion

    Bloat and gastric torsion is a serious condition and your pet should be rushed to the emergency room if this occurs. Certain breeds of dogs with deep chests and narrow waists, such as hounds, bouvier des Flandres, or doberman pinschers are more susceptible to a syndrome of gastric torsion and bloat. This ...

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  • Arthritis

    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease ...

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Office Hours

Monday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Tuesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Wednesday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Thursday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Friday:

8:00 AM-6:00 PM

Saturday:

8:00 AM-12:00 PM

Sunday:

Closed